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Ted Lieu Has Already Written The Legislation Protecting Californians From Domestic Spying
Ted Lieu is running for Henry Waxman's vacant seat in CA-33 and he's also about stopping the unfettered surveillance state by the NSA so he co-wrote legislation banning it in California altogether. Read more...
Jimi Hendrix Contest Extended In Honor Of Memorial Day
Thanks to Howie Klein of Blue America, you have a chance to win a Jimi Hendrix Platinum Album Award, for the album “Are You Experienced?” Read the attached to put this in context, so you recognize just how mind-boggling this opportunity is. PS: Here’s some friendly advice, direct from Alan Grayson: "Don’t blow it." Read more...
Unlike Jimi Hendrix, Grayson Can’t Play Guitar With His Teeth
Grayson's "Republican Health Care Plan" speech on the floor of the House was his "Are You Experienced?" moment. That's why it was a natural instinct to offer the platinum record to an Alan Grayson contributor. Read more...
Contest! Sinatra And…South Dakota?
It's Blue America contest time again and that means you have a chance to own a piece of rare, very collectible music history... and help elect a more Progressive Congress at the same time! Read more...
$10.10… It's Good For Us All
Is it worth $10.10 to you to help elect tribunes of the people like Rick Weiland and Shenna Bellows? Take my word for it, Bernie Sanders, Alan Grayson and Elizabeth Warren can't do it by themselves. We need lots more like them. Read more...

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We Got A Matching Check!
Blue America found another donor to give a THOUSAND DOLLARS to the prize pool in our little contest that ends at 6am PDT tomorrow morning! Have you voted for your favorite Blue America endorsee yet? Help them win a cool Grand! Read more...
You Know-- Even If Republicans Don't-- Hawaii Is A State
Blue America endorsed Stanley Chang because he's quite literally a progressive dream candidate.This district is deep blue; whoever wins the primary will be going to Congress. Read more...
Tell The DSCC: 'Your Job Is To Elect Democrats, Not Susan Collins'
Let the DSCC waste their time and resources on anti-Choice, anti-equality, antigay, anti-environment, pro-NRA goons like Travis Childers. Let's do absolutely everything we can to elect a real progressive fighter. Read more...
Chained CPI-- RIP? Now Let's Get To Work Strengthening Social Security
Chained CPI is out of the President's budget... for now. Electing more Blue America progressives will ensure the pressure on the corporate wing of the Party to keep true to Democratic values stays strong... Alan Grayson and Elizabeth Warren strong. Read more...
Last Blue America Contest Of 2013-- And It's All About Minnesota… And Depeche Mode
Here's your chance to enter Blue America's last contest of 2013 for a chance to win an RIAA-certified double platinum award for Depeche Mode's album, Violator. Read more...
It's time we started pushing for legalized marijuana. Read more...
Aside From Steve Israel, Where Does Empty Suit Pete Aguilar Get His Campaign Money?
Steve Israel, the head of the DCCC, wants Republican shill Pete Aguilar to go to Congress. Read more...
How Many Senate Candidates Are Running On Marijuana Legalization?
As Maine goes, so goes the nation? Read more...
Every once in a while a grassroots leader emerges whose very life embodies the progressive American Dream. Read more...
Blue America Endorses Paul Clements In Michigan
Support Paul Clements! Read more...
If only we could get rid of Steve Israel. Read more...
Rush Holt For U.S. Senate In The State Of New Jersey
Blue America just sent out a letter of support for Rush Holt who's running for the Senate seat in NJ and a true blue progressive Read more...
Heather Mizeur is the perfect embodiment of the progressive leaders we believe will lead the Democratic Party in the direction we must go if we are to change this country. Read more...
Elect a progressive, win valuable prizes! Read more...
Blue America is proud to support the re-election of the Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Rep Keith Ellison Read more...
We're happy to introduce 2014 voters to Daylin Leach, running for Pennsylvania's 13th District Read more...
People who know me best know I have a VERY low threshold for B.S.. So when the boss (and several others) here at C&L started complaining one day after the election that "President Obama needs to change if Democrats are going to win again in 2016", Read more...
While Mitt Romney continues to dash the hopes of all but the most stalwart conservatives, the Senate is slipping from Republicans' grasp, state by state, drip by drip. Nate Silver has the latest: An unusually large number of Senate races Read more...
Guitar lovers, Green Day fans, Alan Grayson supporters, eBay investors... have until midnight tonight (any U.S. time zone) to get in a last minute contribution to Alan Grayson's campaign and be eligible to wind up with the beautiful blue and white Read more...
Dr. Taj and his family celebrating Eid in Canton over the weekend We usually have our live chats with Blue America candidates on Tuesdays at 11am (PT)/2pm (ET). But our newest candidate, Dr. Syed Taj, sees patients on Tuesdays and he asked if we Read more...
On Friday we explained a Facebook ad campaign Blue America embarked on to remind 18-26 year olds in 8 congressional districts that their congressmembers voted to kick them off their parents' health insurance plan-- and without even caring Read more...
Cenk's guest Friday on the "Aggressive Progressive" segment was Darcy Burner, who is running in Washington's first district in the Democratic primary for that seat. Read more...
Every once in a while a righteous cause rises to the surface of our political consciousness at the very moment the right politician is ready to lead it. It doesn't happen very often, but it's happening right now. That cause is the fight Read more...
No Blue America live chat this week. We'll be back next week with Trevor Thomas, the progressive pro-Choice candidate running in MI-3. This week, though, we want to tell you about Blue America's new Independent Expenditures Committee. You can find Read more...
Earlier this week Blue America made Congressman Tim Holden (PA-17) uncomfortable. Very uncomfortable. And he's going to remain uncomfortable until his primary contest with progressive Matt Cartwright on April 24th. Everywhere he turns he, and Read more...
So tomorrow for our Blue America Live Chat we're hosting Democratic Congressional challenger Lee Rogers of California, and this afternoon I came across this hilarious story about Lee that just makes me adore him: When one of his Read more...
Tuesday, Blue America will be officially endorsing Rob Zerban for Congress-- looks like I let the cat out of the bag-- and he'll be our special Valentine's Day live guest here at C&L (11am PT; 2pm ET). When I spoke to him a few minutes ago Read more...
Elizabeth Warren live-chatting earlier today with Crooks and Liars. Blue America and C&L are very proud to be supporting her Senate race, and there's still time to contribute any amount to her day-long money bomb. Thanks for supporting a real Read more...
On election night 2010, when progressives around the country were pummeled and defeated, one race kept us all up late, hoping against hope that we'd have a memorable victory among the defeats. As it turned out New Hampshire's 2nd congressional Read more...
Elizabeth Warren just made it official-- or official enough for ActBlue to open up a contribution slot for her-- which means she filed with the FEC. So... we added her to the Blue America Senate page, a page with two candidates-- her and Read more...
It's Special Election Day in the West Los Angeles district of CA-36, replacing retired Representative Jane Harman. Angelenos have a chance to vote for a true progressive, Blue America-endorsed Debra Bowen. Tuesday's special election in Read more...
As you may or may not know, Howie, John and I are based in Los Angeles, and as progressives nothing has stuck in our craws more than the fact that that Jane Harman was able to hang onto her seat in California's 36th district (John's home Read more...
I think most of us have come to realize that something has gone terribly wrong. The rampant cronyism, corporatism, demagoguery and sheer irrationality of our politics is almost impossible to wrap our minds around and I worry that we are losing our Read more...
In the future, these days will be defined as the days Republican hypocrites roamed the earth, terrorizing anyone and everyone who isn't in lockstep with them. In what can only be defined as a cynical, manipulative, hypocritical move, Blue America is Read more...
Jonathan Chait got the ball rolling from the left wing elitists when he attacked Jack Conway's Aqua Buddha ad against Rand Paul when he wrote that he had sympathy for Paul. Many of us objected to this for many reasons, but how does Chait answer the Read more...
Looks like progressives can still crank out the contributions when it's someone who consistently supports our causes. To help keep Russ Feingold in the Senate, please contribute. Here's his Blue America page: Progressive groups are making a Read more...
You gotta love Alan Grayson. He doesn't pull his punches, and throws wingnut tactics right back in their faces. But the response does not refute any of the charges leveled in the ad – titled “Taliban Dan Webster” - which claimed that Read more...
This year there are several Democrats running for Congress who are openly gay and Blue America has had several inquiries about why we haven't endorsed them. A couple of gay organizations have done so, and I think the DCCC is getting behind one Read more...
I hope by now all C&L readers are aware that we participate in the Blue America PAC to help encourage a more progressive -- and more fearlessly progressive -- Congress. Most of our candidates are running for the House (although we have a Read more...
Blue America is always appreciative that Congressman Raúl Grijalva makes time to stop by for a monthly Blue America chat. This week he -- along with two other Blue America-backed progressives, Alan Grayson and Mary Jo Kilroy -- sent a letter to Read more...
There's a lot of despair in these parts lately and it's perfectly understandable. The country is going to hell in a handbasket and the forces of corporatism and know-nothingism are dominating the political culture while the Democrats seem to Read more...
At the end of July, Blue America and our pals at the Americans For America PAC launched the first in a series of videos that highlights what kind of people now lead the Republican Party. We featured Sarah Palin, Rand Paul and John Boehner. And Read more...
I have to tell you, watching John Boehner give a speech about economic policy is like watching Tiger Woods shilling for FRC's Defense of Marriage act. It was very disturbing to see a man who used to pass out tobacco money checks on the floor of Read more...
Karl Rove’s corporate-funded American Crossroads outfit is attacking Jack Conway, the progressive Attorney General of Kentucky, for supporting health-care reform, and we've got it before it's been posted online. In a nutshell, American Read more...